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#42 John Tiemeyer
Position: Center
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 230
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Holland, Mich.
High School: West Ottawa HS
John Tiemeyer
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Release: 09/13/2006

Provides depth in the post … slowed with an foot injury over the summer … looking to improve strength and conditioning … good rebounder. 

COLLEGE — 2005-06:  Played in 21 games … averaged 1.2 points and 0.9 rebounds per game … MAC averages were 1.0 points and 0.9 rebounds per game … scored in seven games, including each of the last three games of the year … scored a career-high six points on two occasions ­— versus Rochester College (12/10/05) and at East Tennessee State (12/21/05) … pulled down a career-high five rebounds to go along with six points at East Tennessee State (12/21/05) … played a season-high 14 minutes in the MAC Tournament loss at Ohio (3/6/06) … blocked two shots against Eastern Michigan (3/1/06).  2004-05:  Redshirted. 

HIGH SCHOOL — Averaged eight points, five rebounds, and two blocks as a senior … earned letters in basketball (two) and track and field (one) … member of the National Honor Society … high school coach was Von Washington and AAU coach was Jason Martin. 

PERSONAL — Born John Wesley Tiemeyer on May 1, 1986, in Grand Haven, Michigan … nickname is T … parents are Brian and Arlene Tiemeyer … majoring in accounting and minoring in finance … aspires to be a certified public accountant … has 12 siblings in his family … lists parents as nonsports heroes … high school coach, Von Washington, also coached former Chippewa center Gerrit Brigitha at Niles High School … high school teammate, Leonard Houston, plays at Drake … wears a size 15 shoe.